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  • 26.06.2019
 Bachelorette star Emily Maynard pregnant with fourth child

Bachelorette star Emily Maynard pregnant with fourth child

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Emily Maynard's family is growing yet again with the announcement that she and her husband, Tyler Johnson, are expecting their third child together. Maynard also has a daughter, 12-year-old Ricki, from a previous relationship with the late race car driver, Ricky Hendrick, according to People.  

In a low-key announcement, Johnson posted a video to his Instagram that featured Maynard sporting a sizable baby bump, eating ice cream with their two-year-old son, Jennings Tyler. 

The pair also have an 11-month-old son, Gibson Kyle, who was born in September of 2016. 
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Maynard spoke with People shortly after the birth of Gibson, and she expressed the "strong desire" to have more children. 

"I definitely think we'll have at least one more. [My husband Tyler Johnson] wants two more," Maynard said, adding, "[My daughter Ricki, 11,] will be out of the house and the babies will still be young."

Addressing the struggles with having two babies under two-years-old, Maynard said, "We're going to plan this one a little better. We'll space it out a little bit better. This has been the hardest thing I've ever done."
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Maynard also told ET, "The third [child] has been the hardest adjustment, I would have to say. They're 14 months apart. Jennings took his first consecutive 10 steps in the hospital right after I had Gibson. The day I went to the hospital, he starts walking. I'm like, 'No! Please no! I'm not ready!'"

So while that planning may not have gone exactly as…planned, the soon-to-be mom of four also said that she has "gotten into a rhythm." Maynard knows that with such a large brood, the key is to not set the expectations too high. "As long as my kids are clean, that's where my level is right now. I don't even care about the rest. As long as they're clean and fed, I'm good," she told People.  

Congratulations to the happy couple, and good luck! 
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